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El Ausente

Directed by Arturo Martínez
Mexico, 1972
Drama, Western


After a man is murdered, his son is cared for by his godfather who takes him away. Years pass, and when the boy, now a man, returns to town, no one remembers him or the incident. He discovers that the sons of the man that killed his father are now the sole rulers of the town.

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El Ausente Directed by Arturo Martínez

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  • ramosbarajas's rating of the film El Ausente

    Usual B-picture with all the common signs of the 70s and a fast-and-cheap methodology written all over it. The story is quite trite. The direction is amateurish. The photography good in places, but ZOOMs! The editing is experimental in some scenes, and I feel that makes up for some of the other flaws. Not all, but some. Also, Valentin Trujillo who would later become a big star for similar movies.

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